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Operations Readiness Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Leatherhead
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/01/2014
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The Role:
The role will be based at the engineering contractor’s office with some travel to Azerbaijan.

The main focus of the role will be:
• Create and maintain a plan for operations readiness activities, covering both Project and Regional activities, and integrate this with the overall project schedule
• Coordinate the operations performance management process including preparation for monthly meetings covering progress on schedule, cost, risks and action tracking
• Prepare regular progress reports & KPI’s for operations readiness

Main objectives are:

• Develop and document a detailed schedule of work for Operational Readiness Activities, ensuring that all detailed schedules interface and tie back to the Project Master Control Schedule (MCS).
• Develop interfaces with the other parts of the project to maintain a coherent and well established Operational Readiness Schedule. Participate in schedule risk analysis.
• Prepare appropriate detail and summary project control schedules consistent with Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Project Master Control Schedule (MCS).
• Compile progress reports for review on a weekly and monthly basis, including progress curves, completion estimates, Earned Value, etc. against targets.
• Support Maintenance & Inspection systems build

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Demonstrate personal leadership and excellent safety behaviours at all times and ensure that safety expectations are communicated and maintained.
• Experience of working within the oil, gas or chemical industry on a project or operational role.
• Good Knowledge of both automated and manual project planning and scheduling techniques and programs, to include Primavera's P3.1 and P6
• The successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment.
• High level of initiative and ability to work independently to identify and set work priorities.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of MAXIMO Maintenance Management System.
• Willing and able to be mobile in support of the project.
• Additionally, the candidate should have strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of organization, with discipline engineering, supply chain and contractors.
• Experience of planning in an operations environment.
• Experience of working in a multicultural environment, ideally in a non Western location.
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